Lucid Motors

Lucid Motors
Lucid Air Pure and Touring trims to debut on Nov. 15

Lucid is one of the most intriguing startup companies in the automotive industry. The luxury brand’s all-electric Air sedan not only looks great, but it offers staggering performance and range, is loaded with technology and coddles passengers with a super-premium interior. Revealing the nameplate’s next chapter, on Thursday, Lucid announced it will debut its Air […]

by Craig Cole
Last Updated: 11/4/2022
Meet Sapphire, Lucid’s new luxury brand

Electric vehicle manufacturer Lucid is launching a new luxury brand called Sapphire. According to the automaker, the new Lucid Air Sapphire is the world’s first fully electric luxury super-sports sedan and should deliver the pinnacle of electric performance. The company’s first car, the Air, is a luxury sedan. The top model currently offered is the […]

by Miranda Richardson
Last Updated: 8/22/2022
Lucid Air Grand Touring Performance serves up 1,050 hp, 446 miles of range

The Lucid Air lineup has grown with the addition of a new model called the Grand Touring Performance. As its name suggests, this version is based on the Grand Touring trim, which can travel 516 miles per charge and has the longest range of any battery-electric vehicle now that the Dream Edition R is no […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 4/18/2022
2022 Lucid Air is officially the longest-range EV

The results are in and the 2022 Lucid Air has officially taken the longest-range crown from Tesla Model S Long Range by a significant margin. Of the six variants reported, the Air Dream Edition R with 19-inch alloy wheels can travel the farthest at 520 miles per charge according to the EPA, 115 miles more […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 9/17/2021
Lucid Air Dream Edition will be available in Performance and Range versions

Those looking to be among the first to get their hands on the Lucid Air will now get two different flavors to choose from. The brand has just announced that the limited-run Dream Edition will be available in Performance and Range configurations, each with their own unique take. First off is the Lucid Air Dream […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 8/27/2021
Alternating Currents: New year and new president brings new optimism

I know we’re just under three weeks into 2021, but this year feels like a really important one for electric propulsion. For at least the last five years I’ve been repeating this mantra over and over every January, but I swear there’s real change in the air right now. It’s not just hopeful optimism. There […]

by Bradley Brownell
Last Updated: 8/27/2021
Electrify America’s Plug&Charge tech strikes at the heart of Tesla’s Supercharger simplicity

Using a Tesla Supercharger is a seamless process. Simply connect the car to the charging cable, and as long as there is a credit card associated with the owner’s Tesla account, the car will start charging and the card will be billed appropriately. Up until now, Tesla was the only one who could provide that […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 8/27/2021
Alternating Currents: President-elect Joe Biden to be Car Guy-in-Chief

In spite of best efforts by the Trump administration to curtail green energy growth in favor of coal and gas, the industry has blossomed over the last half decade or so. Not only has the cost to produce green energy fallen like a stone, but electric vehicles of all kinds are bridging the gap between […]

by Bradley Brownell
Last Updated: 11/10/2020
Elon Musk’s price change of the Tesla Model S electric vehicle is only partially related to Lucid Motors

Tesla recently announced another price drop on their Model S electric sedan. The base price is now $69,420. The primary competition is priced at $69,900 after the $7,500 tax credit. It’s easy to assume that Lucid Motors was the cause for the new price drop, now that it has announced pricing for its Air electric […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 10/24/2020
Alternating Currents: Make more EV infrastructure, not EVs with longer range

The arms race for electric vehicle range is raging. With manufacturers like Lucid and Tesla jumping at the chance to offer high-dollar EVs packed with batteries delivering over 500 miles of range, it’s an exciting time to be following the electric car game. Potential new car buyers have listed range anxiety as one of the […]

by Bradley Brownell
Last Updated: 10/9/2020